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Our People

Resourceful Expertise. Enduring Relationships.

The continued success of our business is built on the commitment and strong long-term relationships with our clients and candidates. This starts at all levels of our own organisation, led with our CEO in a top down approach.

Rob Blenkinship

Chief Executive Officer

Rob is a founding Director of CGH Group, founded as CoreStaff in 2008. He has over 25yrs experience leading recruitment and human resource companies.

CGH Group has grown under his guidance from one branch in Darwin, Northern Territory  to 18+ Australia wide. This growth is a result of Robs service orientated strategy. He believes in the importance of building long lasting and trusted client relationships and delivering on promised capabilities.

Michael Bridge

Chairman

Michael brings decades of commercial and operations experience from the aviation and tourism industry. He was instrumental in the growth of the Airnorth group. A small charter firm which grew to Australia’s second oldest, continuously operating airline brand, with revenues exceeding $110M per annum.

He has sat on numerous Boards including Australia Super- Aviation Division, Northern Territory Tourist Commission and The Civil Aviation Safety Authority.

Michael has been awarded for his innovation in management, and his work in bringing together numerous industry associations.  He is currently Chairman and Shareholder of CGH Group Pty Ltd,

Rob Oliver

Chief Financial Officer

Rob is an experienced Chief Financial Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the human resources and automobile industry. A qualified CPA, he has a proven track record of managing businesses through financial cycles, tracking cash flows and analysing financial strengths and weaknesses.

Rob holds a Bachelor of Accounting from Curtin University. He is a strong finance professional skilled in Budgeting, Cash Flow, Business Planning, Internal Audit, and Operations Management.

Nathan Hunter

Chief Operating Officer

Nathan has extensive experience working in branch and senior management, business development and account management roles. His experience ranges across the spectrum of recruitment and HR consulting services, from labour hire to executive search.

Nathan has a breadth of knowledge managing multi-site, multi-service line businesses across a large range of industry sectors. He brings particular strength in the mining and construction sectors, leading the negotiation of a number of enterprise agreements.

Since joining CGH Group he has worked in several roles including General Manager QLD for CoreStaff, Director of Beilby Recruitment, Group General Manager Sales & Marketing and now Chief Operating Officer supporting all 4 CGH Group brands.

Nathan holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Human Resources.

George Pragassen

Chief Information Officer

George recently joined the CGH Group in this newly created executive role. He is charged with the Group’s Technology Strategy and Operations, continuing CGH’s delivery of high quality, end to end recruitment and human resource services to its staff, clients and candidates.

George has a wealth of knowledge and experience previously leading the technology evolution for large global recruitment organisations. He has spent close to 20 years delivering customer-driven technology solutions and operational efficiencies. His proven track record of utilising innovation and emerging technologies is a great asset to our team.

George has a Bachelor of Business, Information and Technology Management from the University of Sydney.